My name is Elizabeth Periale. I am an artist, blogger, and culture critic. I write about movies, books, television, pop culture—old and new—with a feminine/feminist perspective.
Murdoch Mysteries is an entertaining CSI-style drama with a twist.
In 1493 Charles C. Mann describes how early trade and cultural interaction have led to our current global economy.
A Monster in Paris is a fun film that the entire family will enjoy, chock-full of beautifully rendered scenes of the City of Light.
The entire family, whether they like medieval romance and adventure or not, should enjoy Merlin, a rollicking take on a youthful Camelot.
Kids and adults should love Babar The Movie. Babar is a true hero, brave and resourceful, always trying to do what he thinks is right.
Bully should be seen by kids, parents, and educators, even where bullying may not be considered a problem.
This mystery set in Aix-en-Provence - with its markets, its citizens, and its glorious food - is very enjoyable, whether one is a Francophile or not.
This collection is a boon for folks who want to dabble in the Agatha Christie mysteries, or who are missing a few of the full sets.
Madly Madagascar is a cute short film, and kids will be happy to see some of their favorite animated friends indulge in some good-natured Valentines Day mayhem
Period details, fabulous costumes, and stellar acting make Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime: The Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries a very enjoyable viewing experience.